Six-shot Colt Model 1849 Pocket percussion revolver s/n 306227 manufactured circa 1868 with a five inch barrel. It is in .31 caliber with an octagonal barrel with loading lever with large oval brass trigger-guard. The barrel and cylinder are blued, with the frame, hammer and loading lever casehardened. The brass back-strap and brass trigger-guard are silver-plated. The grips are one-piece varnished walnut.
It bears the one-line address ‘ADDRESS COL SAM’L COLT / NEW-YORK US AMERICA.’ and the frame is stamped on the left side with ‘COLTS/PATENT’ on two lines. The cylinder has the roll design of the stagecoach holdup scene.
The revolver is in good condition with traces of original finish. It has all matching numbers including the wedge. The bore rates 8/10, fairly bright with good rifling . The action is tight and the gun is in good working order.